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Apartment contracts HELP

Can someone please advise me on the following.

I have co signed on a lease for a rented apartment with a person who had to unexpectedly leave the country.

As I am a co-signer, am I legally obligated to a) find someone for the apartment and b) fund his portion of the rent.

I am hoping it is the case that legally I am only responsible for my portion of the rent and it is the other's liability to pay the rent until they have found a new tenant or have informed the tenant's agency of their exit and paying the rent until the agency finds someone....

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Declan
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Old 12.04.2007, 18:52
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Re: Apartment contracts HELP

Sorry to state the obvious, but what does the contract state?

I fear that if your pal does bunk, you will responsible for the lot...

I see you're already on the case:
http://www.englishforum.ch/apartment...able-asap.html

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Re: Apartment contracts HELP

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Sorry to state the obvious, but what does the contract state?

I fear that if your pal does bunk, you will responsible for the lot...

I see you're already on the case:
http://www.englishforum.ch/apartment...able-asap.html
post actually moved into this thread:
http://www.englishforum.ch/apartment...fer-links.html

twice.....

Your mate signed; I believe he might be responsible but in the end the buck stops with you.

search for wgzimmer on the forum and advertise there. Also your price is quite high for a share so you might want to spice up what you have to offer - like low tax rate for Zurich IIRC.
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